National Association of Sign Supply Distributors (NASSD)

Founded over 20 years ago, the National Association of Sign Supply Distributors (NASSD) is a nonprofit trade association for companies and organizations engaged in the full service wholesale distribution of sign and graphics products, including manufacturers of sign and graphics products who distribute such products through sign and graphics distributors.

NASSD holds two key events each year, Distributor Management Conference held in June and Executive Summit held in November. Registration to these events is restricted to NASSD members.


For information on joining NASSD, please contact our membership department at . Find out more about the benefits of NASSD membership.


The mission of NASSD is to strengthen full service supply distribution in the sign and graphics industry.

  • By educating and informing its membership on issues of importance to both the industry and wholesale distribution;
  • By providing a forum for interaction and education between and among sign supply distributors and sign product manufacturers; and,
  • By increasing the level of communication and professionalism of its members and the industry.


NOVEMBER 6-8, 2023

Exclusive event for NASSD members!

Join us at the wonderful Don CeSar hotel in St. Pete Beach, FL on November 6-8 (Monday – Wednesday). Spend 3 days networking, conducting one-on-one private meetings and enjoying quality social events where you can further develop your business relationships.


Room nights are $279 plus taxes and fees. The group rate is more than 50% off the advertised rate! All reservations must be made by September 30, 2023.

If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected].


The full schedule of events can be found here.


Hotel Information:


Dramatically perched atop wind-swept dunes with expansive water views in every direction, fully renovated in 2022, the Don CeSar is the crown jewel of Florida’s Gulf Coast. Since 1928, this monument to glamour and leisure has welcomed sun-seekers, luxury travelers and some of America’s most famous – and notorious – figures. Become part of the storied history of the legendary Pink Palace®. Take a tour inside the pink palace!


Please note: the main level with the hotel reception desk is located on the lobby level. Our meeting rooms are located on the lobby level, ground level (one floor below) and on the 5th floor.

*Room names are subject to change.
*Schedule is draft and subject to change.

Download a printable PDF version of the below schedule here.

Monday, November 6, 2023

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.NASSD Board of Directors Meeting, Fitzgerald Boardroom, ground floor
10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.Registration, outside King Charles, 5th floor
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noonDistributor Round Table, Buena Vista, 5th floor
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Welcome Lunch, Beach Pavilion, ground level

Sponsored by Nekoosa

Welcome to NASSD! Say hello to old friends, make new ones and network at the welcome lunch.

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Annual Meeting and NASSD Update, King Charles, 5th floor
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

General Session: Speaker to be confirmed, King Charles, 5th floor

An Outsider’s View of Our Industry Disruptions and Opportunities

J. Michael Marks
Founding Partner
Indian River Consulting Group

2:45 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

One-on-One Executive Meetings, King Charles, 5th floor

(4 appointments – there will be a 5 minute break after each appointment)

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception, Row Pavilion, ground level

Sponsored by FDC Graphic Films

Mix and mingle with old friends and new faces while enjoying great food and drinks.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

NASSD Member Networking Breakfast, Beach Pavilion, ground level

Sponsored by HP

Enjoy a buffet breakfast as a group

9:30 a.m. – 11:05 p.m.

One-on-One Executive Meetings, King Charles, 5th floor

(5 appointments – there will be a 5 minute break after each appointment)

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch, Beach Pavilion, ground level
All are welcome to attend lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

One-on-One Executive Meetings, King Charles, 5th floor

(4 appointments – there will be a 5 minute break after each appointment)

3:10 p.m.  5:30 p.m.Free time to check email and take work calls.
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Evening Reception at the Gulfside Rooftop of the Hotel Zamora (bus leaves at 4:45pm)

Sponsored by Principal LED and SignComp

Enjoy a wonderful evening of good food and great company while watching the sun set over the ocean and join in an interactive and hilarious murder mystery game led by four professional actors! You’ve been invited to join the Dunn family for the wedding of the year! With two families merging together, someone is bound to lose power (and their life)! Don (see what we did there?) your best 1920s wedding attire (flapper dresses, zoot suits, feather boas, and fedora hats are all appropriate) for this married to the mob event where you’ll never know who to trust.


Wednesday, November 8, 2023

8:00 a.m.

NASSD Member Networking Breakfast, Beach Pavilion, ground level

Sponsored by Wensco

Enjoy a buffet breakfast as a group.

9:30 a.m. – 11:05 p.m.

One-on-One Executive Meetings, King Charles, 5th floor

(4 appointments – there will be a 5 minute break after each appointment)

 Afternoon Activities:

12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

NASSD Annual Golf Tournament
Bayou Club Golf Course. Founded in 1991, The Bayou Club was designed by legendary golf course architect Tom Fazio. Located in the heart of Pinellas County, the award-winning private championship course is the luxurious centerpiece of the exclusive Bayou community.A boxed lunch will be provided.Please note, you must register in advance. Bus leaves at 11:30am, shotgun tournament starts at 12:45pm



Sauvignon Wine Locker Culinary Experience – enjoy a delightful family style meal and wine pairing experience in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg.

Sponsored by Graphic Solutions Group (GSG)

Bus leaves at 1:20pm retuning to the hotel around 4:45pm Please note, you must register in advance

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

President’s Reception and Dinner, Grand Ballroom, lobby level

Sponsored by 3M Commercial Solutions

Say goodbye to new and old friends and enjoy cocktails followed by a delicious three course meal.


Appointments are now live as of Tuesday, October 29 at 2:00 PM ET.

Click here to book your appointments.

Upon entering the system, you will be asked to create an account (left hand side of the screen). Once you log in, there will be instructions on how to make meetings with a distributor at the Executive Summit. You and the distributor will receive an email notification with the date and time of your meeting request. Please make sure to keep track of your meetings.


Thank you for making the 2019 Executive Summit and Annual Meeting a success! Click here to access Monday’s General Session presentation.





A report from NASSD and ISA for sign, graphics and visual communications companies to stay ahead of issues that affect your business.

Click here to download the advocacy update.



Based on discussions with the NASSD Board of Directors and the distributor members, the 2019 meeting will not be held.



Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the National Association of Sign Supply Distributors (NASSD). To join NASSD, contact Iain Mackenzie, NASSD Executive Director.


Be part of the industry’s most inclusive community of sign supply and graphics producers, suppliers, and distributors.

NASSD membership includes the following benefits:

Executive Summit and Annual Meeting
Held each fall, the Executive Summit and Annual Meeting offers participants a full schedule of business and social networking activities. The meeting features educational seminars, distributor and manufacturer sessions, a key note speaker and roundtable discussions. A highlight of the event is the executive conferences where distributors and manufacturers meet one-on-one to discuss sales, business opportunities and new products.  The Executive Summit is a chance to build value between our members and within the industry.

Enhanced Business Exposure
NASSD members are listed in the NASSD Membership Directory. The directory lists important information regarding your company and other NASSD distributor and manufacturer member companies. This directory is also available by request to nonmembers thereby making your listing in the directory a good marketing tool for your company. In addition, NASSD members are able to use the NASSD logo in your marketing collateral and on your website.

NAW (National Association of Wholesaler/Distributors)
As an association member of NAW (National Association of Wholesaler/Distributors), NASSD acts on your behalf in conjunction with many other organizations to present your views to the various arms of government. NASSD keeps you up-to-date on important legislation and legal issues that can affect and impact your business.

In addition, NASSD’s affiliation with NAW can help you save money. As a NASSD member you are entitled to products and services offered through NAW. These include: health & business insurance, a credit card processing program, freight programs, and special discounts on educational materials.



Distributor:  Any persons, firms and corporations engaged in the sign and graphics distribution industry in North America who conduct full-service wholesale distribution of sign and graphics products.

Manufacturer: Limited to those firms engaged in the manufacture or supply of commercial, neon and/or electrical sign products, who distribute such products through sign supply distributors and who demonstrate an interest in furthering the goals and objectives of NASSD.


Distributor: The annual membership dues for distributors with one location are $1,500; for 2-3 locations, the dues are $1,750; and for 4 or more locations, the dues are $2,000.

Manufacturer: Annual dues are $2,000.

 To join NASSD, contact Iain Mackenzie, NASSD Executive Director.




  • 3M    
  •  ABI Tape   
  • Akzo Nobel Coating   
  • Allanson International, Inc.  
  • Alumet Supply, Inc.   
  • Avery Dennison   
  • Berger Textiles
  • Cooley Commercial Graphics
  • Drytac Corporation
  • FDC Graphic Films, Inc.   
  • France & Westrim Products  
  • Gerber Scientific Products  
  • Global Graphic Resources
  • HP Inc.
  • Laminacorr Industries
  • Laminators Incorporated  
  • Matthews Paint Company
  • Metals USA
  • Nekoosa
  • Oki Data Americas, Inc.     
  • Orafol Americas Inc. 
  • Principal LED     
  • Roland DGA Corp.
  • SignComp
  • SloanLED
  • Spartech
  • US LED


  • Denco Sales Company
  • EM Plastics & Electric Products
  • Garston Sign Supplies, Inc.
  • Graphic Solutions Group, Inc.
  • Grimco, Inc.
  • JDS Industries
  • Martin Supply Company, Inc.
  • Mid-West Sign Supply
  • Montroy Sign & Graphics Products
  • N.Glantz & Son, LLC
  • Nazdar Company, Source One Division
  • ND Graphics, Inc.
  • Reece Supply Company
  • Regional Supply
  • Tubelite Company, Inc.
  • Wensco Sign Supply

To join NASSD, contact Iain Mackenzie, NASSD Executive Director.